Susan brings to CNSNews.com a strong background in broadcast writing and editing. She joined CNSNews.com in April 1999, after working for 18 years as a television producer and news-writer in the Washington, D.C., Denver, and Greensboro, N.C., television markets. Susan holds a bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

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June 22, 2015, 6:22 AM EDT
Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) blames the "rightward drift" in the United States for the atrocity at a Charleston church, where a young white man shot and killed nine African American members of a Bible study group.
June 19, 2015, 8:49 AM EDT
"This came from clearly a bad place, a bad urge inside me. This was clearly ego-driven, the desire to better my role in a story I was already in. That's what I've been tearing apart and unpacking and analysing."
June 19, 2015, 7:37 AM EDT
"Keep up the great work," Attorney General Loretta Lynch told LGBT activists at a Lambda Legal reception in Washington on Thursday. "We are finally witnessing the cascade of equality...that will forever reshape this country," she said in her prepared remarks.
June 18, 2015, 9:53 AM EDT
How can you talk about vulnerabilities in the U.S. financial system without mentioning the growing U.S. debt, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) asked Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Wednesday.  "I don't think it is the most pressing concern today because we have controlled the rate of growth," Lew told the House Financial Services Committee.
June 17, 2015, 11:47 AM EDT
The Obama administration refuses to send millions of illegal aliens back to their home countries, but snakes are another story. 
June 17, 2015, 7:55 AM EDT
"Governments should grow no faster than people's ability to pay for it. In fact, personal income growth, family income, should be the highest priority for the next president," Jeb Bush told Sean Hannity Tuesday night.
June 17, 2015, 7:01 AM EDT
When it comes to the Affordable Care Act, "the language is clear," Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid told a news conference on Tuesday. "I hope the Supreme Court can read English.'
June 16, 2015, 7:55 AM EDT
"Only 55 percent of all of America's 3- and 4-year-olds are enrolled in preschool," Hillary Clinton said on Monday, after telling a crowd in New Hampshire how much she valued her own childhood at home with her mother.
June 15, 2015, 10:53 AM EDT
Mitt Romney, asked about Hillary Clinton's "I'm running" speech on Saturday, said she touched on all the things she needed to say to keep her liberal base intact.
June 15, 2015, 10:07 AM EDT
When it comes to immigration, "Everyone talks about comprehensive solutions, but nobody starts with the basics," Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Monday.
June 15, 2015, 9:50 AM EDT
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) says Mitt and Ann Romney did the Republican Party a big favor by admitting that Mitt's biggest mistake in 2012 was advocating self-deportation for illegal immigrants.
June 15, 2015, 7:02 AM EDT
The day after Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for president, former President Bill Clinton defended her tenure as Secretary of State, saying "I don't know" if people or governments who donated to the Clinton family foundation later sought favors from his wife.
June 15, 2015, 5:49 AM EDT
Why should people choose Jeb Bush as the next president? "Well, I can make decisions," Bush said on Sunday.
June 12, 2015, 6:58 AM EDT
"I want to be absolutely clear that the United States government does not support U.S. citizens traveling to Iraq or Syria to fight against ISIL. And, of course, not to fight with ISIL, either," State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke told reporters on Thursday.
June 11, 2015, 11:06 AM EDT
Two days after President Obama said laws should be interpreted based on their intent, Health and Human Services Secretary told Congress the Obama administration is implementing Obamacare "as it was intended."
June 11, 2015, 8:31 AM EDT
June 12 is movie night at the U.S. State Department, where the push for global homosexual "rights" has never been stronger.
June 11, 2015, 6:36 AM EDT
As President Obama sends another 450 Americans to advise, train and support Iraqi troops, "force protection" is a key consideration, White House officials told reporters on Wednesday."Of course, there is always a risk whenever we're in Iraq that we could be hit with indirect fire, as we have in the past, that we could be attacked. That's something we consider wherever we go in Iraq.
June 10, 2015, 10:58 AM EDT
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) says Republicans are "very close" to agreeing on legislation that will protect people who may lose their Obamacare subsidies, depending on how the U.S. Supreme Court rules in a case challenging a key element of the Affordable Care Act.
June 10, 2015, 9:20 AM EDT
First lady Michelle Obama, speaking to mostly black prep school graduates in Chicago on Tuesday, urged them to join herself and the president in "changing the narrative about our communities." She said it's up to African Americans to change the "myths" about who they are.
June 9, 2015, 7:31 AM EDT
'You interpret a statute based on what the intent and meaning and the overall structure of the statute provides for," Obama said on Monday.